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Kashira with Birds
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Kashira with Birds


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira is covered in a fish egg pattern ("nanako-ji"). One end is covered with gold enamel. On the enamel are three small birds in shakudo. One bird is on the side and two are on the top. This is part of a set with Walters 51.956.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1827-1857 (late Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.957
Measurements
1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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